The School is organising specialised courses on socio-economic development and creating an international platform to exchange experiences and knowledge between public officers and practitioners from OECD member and non member countries that deals with cooperation and local development issues. The Eighth edition will take place from 17th to 28th July, 2017 (Trento, Italy). Applications open.
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La Plataforma de Centros Urbanos (UCP) es una iniciativa de UNICEF Brasil implementada en São Paulo y en otras siete grandes ciudades. La Plataforma tiene como objetivo principal contribuir a la reducción de las desigualdades que afectan la vida de niños(as) y adolescentes. Caso de estudio de la Summer School “Comunidad y desarrollo local en América Latina”, organizada por el Centro OCDE LEED para el Desarrollo Local (Italia).
The event will provide an overview of the concept of green innovation, the main obstacles from a private and public sector perspective, and help identify ways of overcoming them.
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
The spectacular success of several well-known new ventures in technological fields, which in little more than a decade have jumped from the state of start-ups to that of top international businesses, has pointed to innovation as a key factor in the high growth of firms. These high-growth enterprises often drive job creation and innovation, so policy makers are increasingly making such companies a key focus. Specifically, how can government policy foster the creation of more high-growth enterprises; what are the growth factors, and how can they be leveraged; what are the appropriate ways to provide such support?
To help answer these questions, this report presents findings from two new research studies: (1) reports from 15 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Tunisia) that provide interesting insights into the operations of and challenges faced by high-growth enterprises; (2) a policy survey by the OECD Working Party on SMEs and Entrepreneurship, which reviewed more than 340 programmes that policy makers in 24 countries have put in place to support the growth of enterprises.
Some of this report’s findings may surprise: any firm can be a growth company; growth is almost always a temporary phase; high-growth small firms are funded mostly by debt, not equity. These and many more insights are summarised and analysed, providing policy makers with ideas on how to power growth at the firm level.
This was an opportunity for representatives of cities and regions from OECD and Latin American countries to share their experience and outcome in defining, implementing and delivering policies within an economic development strategy.
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This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.
This high-level Summit was jointly organised with the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade. It advanced the global SME and entrepreneurship agenda by bringing together the key stakeholders: SMEs, the financial community and policy makers.